The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

Aerial view of the landscape around Halimun Salak National Park, West Java, Indonesia. © Kate Evans/CIFOR This blog post was originally published on Project Syndicate. Today, only 30% of the world…

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Anna Wellenstein |

© Kate Evans/CIFOR Este blog ha sido publicado por primera vez en Project Syndicate. [[tweetable]]Para la mayoría de la gente pobre y vulnerable del mundo, los derechos de propiedad seguros,…

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Anna Wellenstein |

D’après l’édition 2018 de la série de données #ID4D du Groupe de la Banque mondiale, un milliard d’individus dans le monde ne peuvent pas justifier de leur identité. Concrètement, cela signifie qu…

Vyjayanti T Desai, Anna Diofasi, Jing Lu |

This year’s global poverty update from the World Bank is a minor one. Until reference year 2008, the World Bank published new poverty estimates every three years, and between 2010 and 2013 we…

Francisco Ferreira, Christoph Lakner, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

We know that fiscal policy can be harnessed to reduce inequality in low- and middle-income countries, but until now, we knew less about its ability to reduce poverty. Our recent volume looks at…

Gabriela Inchauste, Nora Lustig |

About this series More blog posts The social inclusion of disadvantaged groups is necessary for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, said government representatives, experts, and civil…

Lauri Sivonen |

"We’re the nation that just had six of our scientists and researchers win Nobel Prizes—and every one of them was an immigrant, " U.S. President Barack Obama recently said after the Nobel…

Bassam Sebti |

قال الرئيس الأمريكي باراك أوباما مؤخرا بعد الإعلان عن الفائزين بجائزة نوبل "نحن الأمة التي فاز منها ستة من علمائنا وباحثينا بجائزة نوبل وكان كلٌ منهم من المهاجرين".   كان الإنترنت يمتلئ…

بسام سبتي |

«Мы нация, шесть граждан которой, наши ученые и исследователи, только что стали Нобелевскими лауреатами, и каждый из них - иммигрант», - сказал недавно президент США Барак Обама, после того, как…

Bassam Sebti |